April 17, 2024

Darmanin charges Benzema again

As we all know, Mr. Benzema has notorious links with the Muslim Brotherhood. We’re attacking the Muslim Brotherhood hydra, because they give us an atmospheric jihadism, as Gilles Kepel (a political scientist specializing in Islam and the Arab world, ed. note) said. So said Gérald Darmanin two months ago on CNews, reproaching the footballer for his tweet in support of the inhabi…

As we all know, Mr. Benzema has notorious links with the Muslim Brotherhood. We’re attacking the Muslim Brotherhood hydra, because they give us an atmospheric jihadism, as Gilles Kepel (a political scientist specializing in Islam and the Arab world, ed. note) said. So said Gérald Darmanin two months ago on CNews, reproaching the footballer for his tweet in support of the inhabitants of Gaza without having first been moved by the Hamas attack in Israel a few days earlier.

This I have no problem with him personally, but when Mr. Benzema never says a word about the murder of teachers, never says a word when there are Islamist terrorist attacks in France, I regret it, because he is followed by millions of people.

Benzema has not lodged a complaint

He’s not just a footballer, he’s someone who is followed by millions of people, insists Gérald Darmanin, who sees the Benzema clan’s failure to lodge a complaint against him as proof of possible links with the Muslim Brotherhood. Last October, the Al-Ittihad striker had not ruled out legal action for defamation after the Interior Minister’s initial outburst. He didn’t